Gian Ferretti  
Gian  Ferretti

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cascina, Italy

Event:
Throws


05/22/2015

Four Gophers Earn Academic All-District Honors

The Gophers now have 20 Academic All-District honorees including Bartnik, Jennings, Ferretti and Wieland.

05/21/2015

Sixteen Gophers Earn NCAA Track Bids

Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas hosts this year's NCAA West Regional.

05/17/2015

Gophers Finish Sixth at Big Ten Outdoor Meet

The Gophers return to action at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Regionals, May 28-30, in Austin, Texas.

05/15/2015

Ferretti Tops School Record, Wieland Leads Decathlon

The Gophers continue the Big Ten meet, including the final five events of the decathlon, on Saturday with the action concluding on Sunday.

05/12/2015

Gophers Set for B1G Outdoor Meet

Michigan State hosts this year's conference meet, May 15-17, in East Lansing.

05/17/2015

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

Ferretti's Personal Records

2015 | JUNIOR SEASON

Indoor: Hit a personal record at the 2015 Minnesota Open in which he placed second with a throw of 20.79 meters (68-03 ft.). • At the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic placed second in the weight throw with a toss of 20.56 meters (67-05.50). • Placed 2nd in the weight throw with a toss of 19.84 meters (65-01.25) at the 2015 Snowshoe Open. • At the 2015 B1G Indoor Championship, competed in the weight throw with a mark of 20.85 meters (68-05.00). Outdoor: At the 2015 Baldy Castillo Invitational set a new school record in the hammer throw with a mark of 68.94 meters (226-02.00 ft.) to win the event; the throw stands currently as the best in the nation. At the 2015 Texas Invitational won the hammer throw with a mark of 66.17 meters (217-01.00). Won the hammer throw at the 2015 Carleton Relays with a throw of 67.48 meters (221-05.00). At the 2015 Triton Invitational finished third in the hammer throw with a mark of 64.93 meters. At the 2015 Musco Twilight Invitational finished second in the hammer with a throw of 66.50 meters (218-02.50).

2014 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic finished second in the weight throw with a mark of 19.71 meters (64-08.00) while competing unattached. Placed 4th in the weight throw at the Snowshoe Open with a throw of 19.97 meters (65-06.75) unattached. Outdoor: At the Hamline Invitational unattached finished second in the hammer with a throw of 58.14 meters (190-09). Won the hammer unattached at the Holst Invitational with a throw of 63.15 meters (207-02). At the Carleton Relays placed first in the hammer with a throw of 65.46 meters (214-09). Won the hammer throw unattached at the Tom Cat Twilight with a throw of 62.91 meters (206-05). Won the hammer unattached at the SMU Cardinal Open with a throw of 63.14 meters (207-02). Won the hammer unattached at the Musco Twilight with a throw of 67.10 meters (220-02). Won the hammer unattached at the Mark Messersmith Invite with a throw of 67.92 meters (220-10). Won the hammer unattached at the UW-La Crosse Qualifier with a throw of 62.82 meters (205-05).

PERSONAL
Communications Major. • Hometown: Capannoli, Italy. • Transferred from the University of Pisa. • Son of Nicola Ferretti and Lacesssia Morelli. • Has a sister, Maria Ferretti. • Enjoys photography. • Won the Italian Youth Championship (2008), Italian Junior Champ (2009), Italian U23 Championship (2012). • Competed in the European Junior Championships (2010) and European U23 (2012).